USAC in the 1978 season. Full information

23rd season of USAC, started 18th March and ended at 28th October 1978

Beginners of the season: Roger Mears

List of races and tracks in the 1978 season

Race Winner Track Race Start
Phoenix Indycars 1978 Phoenix Indycars Race 1 Gordon Johncock
Wildcat IV, #20
Phoenix 18th March 1978
Ontario Indycars 1978 Ontario Indycars Danny Ongais
Parnelli VPJ6C, #25
Ontario 26th March 1978
Texas Indycars 1978 Texas Indycars Race 1 Danny Ongais
Parnelli VPJ6B, #25
Texas World Speedway 15th April 1978
Trenton Indycars 1978 Trenton Indycars Gordon Johncock
Wildcat Mk1, #20
Trenton 23rd April 1978
Indianapolis 500 1978 Indianapolis 500 Al Unser
Lola T500 HU2, #2
Indianapolis 28th May 1978
Mosport Park Indycars 1978 Mosport Park Indycars Danny Ongais
Parnelli VPJ6B, #25
Mosport Park 11th June 1978
Milwaukee Indycars 1978 Milwaukee Indycars Rick Mears
Penske PC6, #7
Milwaukee 18th June 1978
Pocono 500 1978 Pocono 500 Al Unser
Lola T500 HU1, #2
Pocono 25th June 1978
Michigan Indycars 1978 Michigan Indycars Race 1 Johnny Rutherford
McLaren M24B, #4
Michigan 16th July 1978
Atlanta Indycars 1978 Atlanta Indycars Rick Mears
Penske PC6, #7
Atlanta 23rd July 1978
Texas Indycars 1978 Texas Indycars Race 2 AJ Foyt jr
Coyote ? 1978, #14
Texas World Speedway 6th August 1978
Milwaukee Indycars 1978 Milwaukee Indycars Danny Ongais
Parnelli VPJ6B, #25
Milwaukee 20th August 1978
California 500 1978 California 500 Al Unser
Lola T500 HU2, #2
Ontario 3rd September 1978
Michigan Indycars 1978 Michigan Indycars Race 2 Danny Ongais
Parnelli VPJ6B, #25
Michigan 16th September 1978
Trenton Indycars 1978 Trenton Indycars Mario Andretti
Penske PC6, #7
Trenton 23rd September 1978
Silverstone Indycars 1978 Silverstone Indycars AJ Foyt jr
Coyote ? 1978, #14
Silverstone 1st October 1978
Brands Hatch Indycars 1978 Brands Hatch Indycars Rick Mears
Penske PC6, #7
Brands Hatch 7th October 1978
Phoenix Indycars 1978 Phoenix Indycars Race 2 Johnny Rutherford
McLaren M24B, #4
Phoenix 28th October 1978

Drivers championship 1978

Tom Sneva

United States

Champion

Al Unser

United States

2nd place

Gordon Johncock

United States

3rd place

List of all cars in the 1978 season

Penske PC6

Cosworth TC

McLaren M24B

Cosworth TC

McLaren M24A

Cosworth TC

Wildcat Mk2

Offenhauser

Lola T500 HU2

Cosworth TC

Watson ? 1978

Offenhauser

Lightning ? 1978

Offenhauser

Penske PC6B

Cosworth TC

Lola T500 HU1

Cosworth TC

Parnelli VPJ6B

Cosworth

Penske PC5

Cosworth TC

Parnelli VPJ6B

VPJ Cosworth

Wildcat Mk1

Offenhauser

Wildcat IV

Offenhauser

Penske PC6

Cosworth

Eagle ? 1978

Offenhauser

Eagle ? 1978

Cosworth

Eagle 74

Offenhauser

Lola T500

Cosworth TC

Parnelli VPJ6C

VPJ Cosworth

McLaren M24

Cosworth

Sugai Fox

Offenhauser TC

Vollstedt 77

Offenhauser TC

Eagle 78

Cosworth

Wildcat Mk3

Offenhauser

Eagle 73

Offenhauser

McLaren M24

Cosworth TC

Eagle 72 Finley

Offenhauser TC

King ? 1978

Offenhauser

McLaren M16E

Offenhauser TC

Parnelli VPJ6C

Cosworth

Vollstedt ? 1978

Offenhauser

McLaren M16C

Cosworth TC

Lightning 77 LHL-4

Offenhauser TC

McLaren M24B

Offenhauser TC

Eagle 74 Fletcher

Offenhauser TC

Atlanta 72

Offenhauser TC

McLaren M16B

Offenhauser TC

McLaren M16C

Offenhauser TC

Lightning 76

Offenhauser TC

Rascar 78

Foyt TC

McLaren M16D

Offenhauser

Vollstedt 73

Offenhauser TC

Wildcat ? 1978

Offenhauser